List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Has Heightened Highway Patrols For Holiday Weekend

08.28.14 | Terry Diener

"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," is in full swing in Pennsylvania-- through Labor Day. Last year, there were 150 alcohol-related crashes, 47 drug related crashes and 9 fatalities. It means PA DUI task forces will have checkpoints and roving ...

Trucker Shortage in Pennsylvania

08.26.14 | Terry Diener

According to the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, there is a shortage of about 23,000 licensed truck drivers nationwide, and if the shortfall continues to grow, the gap could be 10 times larger by 2023. In Western Pennsylvania, the shortage is ...

Shale Drilling Reaches Southern PA

08.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a new drilling site right near Pittsburgh International Airport. The announcement ceremony Monday featured remarks by Republican Governor Tom Corbett. This is called the Consol Energy project, and it could ultimately bring more than $500 ...

Little League president: Organization is staying put in Williamsport

08.25.14 | Bob Price

The president and chief executive officer again has tried to discount reports that surface periodically that Little League will be moving its headquarters and world series elsewhere. "Little League is going nowhere," Stephen D. Keener said. "It is ...

One Dead in Luzerne County Crash

08.25.14 | Bob Price

The coroner was called to a deadly crash in Luzerne County Sunday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Kunkle Road near Dallas shortly before 8 p.m. Police say a young male died at the scene. Officials have not released the name or ...

NY, PA Police Cracking Down On Drivers This Week

08.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We're a week away from the Labor Day holiday, and you'd better be careful if you're driving along the New York Pennsylvania border. Pennsylvania and New York police say they're upping their patrols during the Nationwide Impaired Driving Crackdown ...

PPL Lowers Its Rates

08.22.14 |

The cost of electricity is going down-- if you use one of Pennsylvania's biggest electric carriers.  The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month. For residential customers it will now be ...

Philadelphia Students To Receive Free Lunches

08.21.14 |

Starting this school year, all city schools students, regardless of family income, will receive free lunch through the Community Eligibility Provision of the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. Students already were receiving free ...

Election Complaint Filed Against Gubernantorial Candidate Tom Wolf

08.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Republican party chairman Rob Gleason has filed the election complaint with Secretary of the Commonwealth contending that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and his campaign committees are intentionally violating ...

Pennsylvania DEP Fines Cabott Oil for Gas Leak

08.20.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday it fined Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. more than $76,000 for losing control of a well at its Huston pad in Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna County. Regulators say the well released ...

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